24 April 2019
STOLEN HORSE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact: Stolen Horse International
MISSING EQUINE, PRESUMED STOLEN – Manawa – Wisconsin
Wednesday April 24, 2019
Shilo was last seen on April 21, 2019 according to Angela Keegan, Mother of a 6 year old little girl who is the owner of Shilo. Shilo is a 16 year old Chestnut/White, Gelding, Welara Paint Pony. Ms. Keegan reported that their neighbor’s cows got out and took down part of the horse fence. Shilo is the only horse that got out and they have not been able to find any tracks except for a couple out the front of the pasture near the downed fence.
Ms. Keegan asked Stolen Horse International for assistance in locating her daughter’s pony. Ms. Keegan has notified the Waupaca County Sheriff Department of the missing presumed stolen horse.
Stolen Horse International, a nonprofit organization also known as NetPosse.com, is well known as the “lost and found’ place for horses on the internet for the equine industry. NetPosse.com offers horse theft and equine ID education and assist in search and recovery of stolen or missing horses, as well as other equine equipment.
Ms. Keegan pleaded to the public in her Facebook post: “Please keep an eye out for my 6 year old daughter's missing, possibly stolen pony... he's been missing since Sunday... we've looked everywhere, used ATVs, walked, driven, rode horse, had a drone out, did a fly over in a plane... there are NO signs of him anywhere! No tracks, no poop piles, no sightings... we just want our boy back!”
On April 22, 2019, Stolen Horse International, Inc. received the first online report on its web site, www.NetPosse.com, filed by Keegan and, in short order, began distributing the information via their NetPosse Alert (the horse community’s Amber Alert) on the Internet to hundreds of social media groups and private email contacts in an effort to rally the public to help the family.
You will find Shilo’s webpage with information and a printable flyer in his NetPosse.com listing, which is where any updates or leads will be posted. Anyone interested in helping can search for report number NR006708 or use this direct link on the NetPosse.com site: http://www.netposse.com/view_report.asp?reportid=6708
“Circulating the flyer for Shilo as well as the NetPosse.com Alert nationwide is imperative, as they could be anywhere by now. These flyers are one tool that brings home many horses and must be posted in as many public places as possible,” says Debi Metcalfe, founder of Stolen Horse International. “And remember, not everyone has internet access. Please post Shilo’s flyer in public places as well.”
Pictures, flyer, contact information, updates and other information are on the NetPosse webpage to identify this case quickly when calling in a tip. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Angela Keegan, Waupaca County Sheriff Department or Stolen Horse International with any information.
© 2019 – Stolen Horse International Public Relations – Pictures are available upon request.
For more information on Stolen Horse International and its programs, visit the website at www.netposse.com. Stolen Horse International is a Section 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to it are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.